With a track record of losses like those shown in the chart below, one might expect the management of Canada’s MDC Partners to simply throw in the towel and admit defeat. At the very least one would be expecting more uproar from shareholders and some pretty tough talking with banks.
Monthly Archives: February 2012
We may be looking forward to spring, but in economic terms we are still in the depths of winter. Weak companies, made more vulnerable by the cold winds of recession, have been eager to find warmer homes.
It’s almost irritating to see how Omnicom Group manages to report consistently steady growth in profits.
Seemingly unperturbed by being overtaken by WPP in the revenue league, Omnicom continues to deliver a reliably solid return to its shareholders. And that, of course, is what keeps investment institutions happy. While there is room in any portfolio for a few fast growth and/or speculative shares, the most critical component is a bedrock of solid and consistently performing ones.
Publicis is first out of the blocks with its results for 2011 and the figures look worth boasting about, although it would be premature to do so until the other global groups have declared their results too.